What size do bugle beads come in?

What are the most common sizes of bugle beads?

THIN: Standard sized bugle beads are thin, approximately 1.5mm to 2.5mm (1/16″) in diameter, and look best with size 11/0 beads or smaller. LARGE: bugle beads are approximately 3mm to 4mm (1/8″) in diameter and look best with size 4mm beads or larger.

How big is a size 3 bugle bead?

Size 3 bugle beads measure 7/16 inch or 10mm.

How do bugle beads differ from seed beads?

Bugle Beads are tubular glass beads made in the same production manner as seed beads, however they are cut glass rods that have been tumbled for smooth edges. These Bugle Beads come in short and long lengths, sizes #1-#5 and 15mm-35mm.

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